On Talk of the Bay, host Suki Wessling interviews two county residents who made the decision to start a business…during the pandemic. Are they crazy? Apparently not. Research shows that businesses started during economic downturns often do better, taking advantage of a time when existing businesses may be struggling to adapt. We speak with Gary Butler, who started Two Birds Books at Pleasure Point with his wife, Denise, and Jill Potts, who started an online business called Goods4Good Market. Both Gary and Jill took advantage of the interruption that the pandemic brought to fulfill a longstanding dream. Learn more about their businesses and the experiences they’ve had!